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Re: New hardware thoughts

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Vivek Khera <vivek(at)khera(dot)org>
Cc: "Pgsql-Performance ((((E-mail))))" <pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: New hardware thoughts
Date: 2006-10-23 21:33:59
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Vivek Khera wrote:
> 
> On Oct 23, 2006, at 5:08 PM, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> 
>>>
>>> They don't randomly change the controllers under the same name.  If you
>>> order a PERC4e/Si controller you will get the same controller every
>>> time.
>>
>> Actually Vivek this isn't true. Yes the hardware will likely be the
>> same, but the firmware rev will likely be different and I have seen
>> firmware make an incredible difference for them.
> 
> Fair enough... but you don't expect LSI to never update their firmware
> either, I suspect... 

True, but I have *never* had to update the firmware of the LSI (which
was my actual point :))

> Like I said, for some configurations they're great!  Finding those
> configs is difficult.

Agreed.

Sincerely,

Joshua D. Drake


> 
> 


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